BISMARCK, N.D. (Michelle Mielke) –
As the spring season approaches, Agriculture Commissioner Doug
Goehring is reminding anhydrous ammonia users to file the proper
documentation before transferring the fertilizer from a tanker to a
nurse tank in the field.
ammonia from a tanker to a nurse tank is allowed out in the field,”
Goehring said. “Users just need to provide written notification to
the North Dakota Department of Agriculture, their county
commissioners and county emergency manager.”
Goehring said there is no fee
required for the notification, just a legal description of where the
planned transfer will take place and personal contact information.
Written notification should be made prior to March 1 for the spring
season and prior to Sept. 1 for the fall season.
Goehring said the notification
is required to make information readily available to emergency
responders in case of an accident and to ensure that persons
transporting and transferring the anhydrous ammonia are properly
Users with questions about
downloading anhydrous ammonia should contact Eric Delzer at the North
Dakota Department of Agriculture at 701-328-1508 or 800-242-7535.
The notification of intent to
download anhydrous ammonia form for the Department of Agriculture can
be found at http://www.nd.gov/ndda/forms.